• West Virginia Power 2011 Season Recap: Pitchers

    Coming in to the 2011 season, the West Virginia rotation was one of the biggest stories in the minors.  The rotation was set to have all of the guys from the 2009 draft class, as well as Jameson Taillon and possibly Stetson Allie.  Allie didn't make it, but Taillon and the 2009...

  • Wrapping Up the 2011 Altoona Curve Season

    Today we wrapped up the 2011 Altoona Curve season, looking at all of the prospects at the level.  The content included: -The Hitters Recap, featuring their stats, age groups, and an analysis of how each prospect performed. -The Pitchers Recap, also breaking down the stats, age groups, and performances. -The Top Prospects...

  • Altoona Curve 2011 Season Recap: Top Prospects

    Marte is the consensus top prospect at the AA level. Our top 10 overall prospects for the Altoona Curve factors in all of the individual rankings.  Along with the individual rankings, we also include the best pitcher, hitter, biggest surprise, and biggest disappointments of the year.  The rankings factor in all of...

  • Altoona Curve 2011 Season Recap: Hitters

    While the highlight of the 2010 Altoona Curve was the pitching staff, the highlight of the 2011 team was the offense.  That might not have always translated over to the results, but the top prospects at the level were definitely on the position player side.  The offense was led by top prospect...

  • Altoona Curve 2011 Season Recap: Pitchers

    Last year the Altoona Curve had four of the top pitching prospects in the farm system.  This year they've had top prospects, but it's been different.  Jeff Locke and Bryan Morris returned to Altoona, and for some reason, both pitchers struggled initially, after having success at the level in 2010.  Top performers...

  • Wrapping Up the 2011 Indianapolis Indians Season

    Today we wrapped up the 2011 Indianapolis Indians season, looking at all of the prospects at the level.  The content included: -The Hitters Recap, featuring their stats, age groups, and an analysis of how each prospect performed. -The Pitchers Recap, also breaking down the stats, age groups, and performances. -The Top Prospects...

  • Nancy Zinni’s 2011 Indianapolis Indians Recap Part One

    Matt Hague made good use of that bat in 2011 The Indianapolis Indians finished the season with a team batting average of .263.  This is remarkably consistent with their team batting averages for the past few years -- .262 in 2010, 2008, and 2007, .and 260 in 2009.  While the team was...

  • Nancy Zinni’s 2011 Indianapolis Indians Recap Part Two

    Also check out Part One: The Hitters We had high hopes for the Indians' pitchers in 2011.  This was the group of pitchers who won everything with the Altoona Curve in 2010 -- Rudy Owens,  Jared Hughes, Justin Wilson, Tony Watson, Jeff Locke, Bryan Morris, plus relievers Michael Dubee and Danny Moskos. ...

  • Indianapolis Indians 2011 Season Recap: Top Prospects

    Our top 10 overall prospects for the Indianapolis Indians factors in all of the individual rankings.  Along with the individual rankings, we also include the best pitcher, hitter, biggest surprise, and biggest disappointments of the year.  The rankings factor in all of the players at the level throughout the year, regardless of...

  • Indianapolis Indians 2011 Season Recap: Pitchers

    Coming in to the 2011 season, pitching was seen as one of the biggest needs for the Pittsburgh Pirates.  The farm system was expected to graduate a few starters and some relief pitching options from Indianapolis to the majors by the middle of the season.  That didn't happen on the starting pitching...

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